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Its generally assumed the bay platform 3 at Mudchute sees no regular traffic and perhaps only when there’s engineering works or an operating issue that trains get routed into the bay platform. With the enhanced May 2023 timetable upgrade however there’s been a considerable number of Lewisham to Stratford trains…

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In London this year, well, just a couple of months ago, a major railway event passed with little notice. It involved a railway company closing (if that’s the right word) and being taken over by another, lock, stock, and barrel. That is, with the exception of the trains using the…

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As I pointed out in Part One of this feature, the opening of the DLR to the public was not without its problems. Our train which was bound for Island Gardens got diverted to Poplar. On the next day, the 1st of September 1987, I encountered a somewhat more serious…

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Today is the 30th anniversary of the Docklands Light Railway. It was officially opened by the Queen on 30 July 1987 however due to ongoing issues with the operation of the trains it was decided to defer public services a further month. That date was 31st August 1987. These are…

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